[IRTalk] Open Data Day 3 March 2018

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Fri Mar 2 08:07:25 SAST 2018

Also see the official Open Data Day page at http://opendataday.org/

From: Ina Smith
Sent: Friday, March 2, 2018 8:03 AM
To: african-open-science-platform at googlegroups.com
Subject: Open Data Day 3 March 2018


The following so far recorded for Africa:

  *   Tanzania: Online mapathon for Open Data Day - map Tanzania to help end FGM<https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-mapathon-for-open-data-day-map-tanzania-to-help-end-fgm-tickets-38118498455>: To support Open Data Day, we are organising an online event to map rural Tanzania to help end FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) by better mapping the areas where they are at risk into OpenStreetMap. More information is available here<https://crowd2map.wordpress.com/> and a short film explaining why we are doing this is here<https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/873491619459013/%20>
  *   Niger: In this meeting, the focus is on training researchers on skills and competencies for practicing open science<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BRsyzlbn8KEMP8OkvjyttGgIKuTSgETZW9NHRtCbT1s/viewform?edit_requested=true>.
Well done to the above, and looking forward to many more added!

Kind regards

Ina Smith
Project Manager: African Open Science Platform<http://africanopenscience.org.za/>
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
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